Famous People Born in October 1959

  • Oct 1 Youssou N'dour, Senegalese singer (Shaking the tree)
  • Oct 3 Carmen Russo, Genoa Italy, Miss Teenage Italy (1972)
  • Oct 3 Frederick Stephen Couples, PGA golfer (1983 Kemper Open), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Oct 3 Jack Wagner, rocker/actor (General Hospital, Melrose Place)
  • Oct 3 Greg Proops, American actor and comedian

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Oct 3 Fred Couples, American golfer and Masters Champion (1992), born in Seattle, Washington

Golfer and Masters Champion Fred Couples
Golfer and Masters Champion
Fred Couples
  • Oct 4 Tony Meo, English billiards champion (snookers)
  • Oct 5 Troy Luccketta, rock drummer (Tesla-Psychotic Supper)
  • Oct 6 John Mackin, programmer
  • Oct 6 Robyn Maher, Australian basketball guard (Olympics-bronze-96)
  • Oct 6 Walter Ray Williams Jr, bowler (twice Player of the Year)
  • Oct 6 [Dennis Ray] "Oil Can" Boyd, baseball pitcher (Boston Red Sox)
  • Oct 6 Brian Higgins, American politician, Member of US House of Representatives
  • Oct 7 Penny Graeber, Australian golfer (1990 6th Vic Open), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Oct 7 Dylan Baker, American character actor

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Oct 7 Simon Cowell, English recording executive and television producer (X-Factor, American Idol), born in London

Recording Executive Simon Cowell
Recording Executive
Simon Cowell
  • Oct 7 Lourdes Flores, Peruvian politician
  • Oct 7 Jean-Marc Fournier, French-Canadian politician
  • Oct 8 Carlos I Noriega, Lima Peru, astronaut (STS 84, sk 97)
  • Oct 8 Gavin Friday, [Fionan Hanvey], Irish singer (Virgin Prunes)
  • Oct 8 Mike Morgan, Tulare CA, pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)
  • Oct 8 Tony Eason, football quarterback (New England Patriots)
  • Oct 8 Nick Bakay, American actor
  • Oct 9 Mike Singletary, NFL middle linebacker (Chicago Bears)
  • Oct 9 Boris Nemtsov, Russian politician, born in Sochi, Soviet Union (assassinated 2015)
  • Oct 10 Chris Lowe, English rock keyboardist (Pet Shop Boys-It's a Sin)
  • Oct 10 Kirsty MacColl, English singer (d. 2000)
  • Oct 10 Bradley Whitford, American actor
  • Oct 11 Bob Inglis, (Rep-R-South Carolina)
  • Oct 11 Michiel Schapers, Netherlands, tennis star
  • Oct 12 Abigail Kingsley Alling, executive (Biosphere 2), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 12 Anna Escobedo Cabral, 42nd Treasurer of the United States
  • Oct 13 Marie Osmond, Ogden Ut, singer/actress (Paper Roses, Goin' Coconuts)
  • Oct 14 A J Pero, drummer (Twisted Sister-Not Gonna Take It), born in Staten Island, New York
  • Oct 15 Sarah Magaret Fergusson, [Fergie], Duchess of York, born in London, England
  • Oct 15 Emeril Lagasse, American chef
  • Oct 15 Todd Solondz, American film director
  • Oct 16 Gary Kemp, rock guitarist (Spandau Ballet-True), born in London, England
  • Oct 16 Erkki-Sven Tüür, Estonian composer
  • Oct 17 Dolph Lundgren, actor (Rocky 4, Masters of Universe) [or Nov 3]
  • Oct 17 Ron Drummond, American writer
  • Oct 17 Mark Peel, Australian historian and academic
  • Oct 17 Richard Roeper, American film critic
  • Oct 17 Russell Gilbert, Australian comedian
  • Oct 18 Kirby Chambliss, Aerobatic pilot and Red Bull Air Racer
  • Oct 18 Milčo Mančevski, Macedonian film director and screenwriter
  • Oct 18 John Nord, former American pro wrestler
  • Oct 18 Steve Swayne, Dartmouth Professor
  • Oct 20 Janice McCaffrey, Etobicoke Ontario, 10k walker (Olympics-25-92, 96)
  • Oct 20 Razor Ramon, [Scott Hall], wrestler (WWF/WCW/NWA/Florida/AWA/KC)
  • Oct 21 George Bell, Dom Rep, outfielder (Blue Jays, 1987 AL MVP)
  • Oct 21 Tony Ganios, American Actor
  • Oct 21 Ken Watanabe, Japanese actor
  • Oct 22 Todd Graff, actor (Five Corners, Dominic & Eugene), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 22 Arto Salminen, Finnish writer (d. 2005)
  • Oct 22 Marc Shaiman, American composer

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Oct 23 Weird Al Yankovic [Alfred Matthew], American parody singer (Eat It, UHF, Naked Gun), born in Downey, California

Parody Singer and Comedian Weird Al Yankovic
Parody Singer and Comedian
Weird Al Yankovic
  • Oct 23 Sam Raimi, actor (Indian Summer, Thou Shalt Not Kill Except)
  • Oct 26 Evo Morales, President of Bolivia
  • Oct 26 François Chau, Cambodian actor
  • Oct 26 Brian Bovell, British actor
  • Oct 28 Neville Henry, rocker (Blow Monkeys-Wicked Ways)
  • Oct 29 Finola Hughes, actress (Anna-General Hospital, Staying Alive), born in London, England
  • Oct 29 Jesse Barfield, Ill, outfielder (Blue Jays, Yankees, 1986 HR leader)

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Oct 29 Mike Gartner, NHL right wing (Toronto Maple Leafs), born in Ottawa, Ontario

NHL Star Mike Gartner
NHL Star
Mike Gartner
  • Oct 29 Tamar Baruch, actress (Small Truth, Q & Q)
  • Oct 31 Ann Henricksson, tennis star, born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • Oct 31 Neal Stephenson, American author